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Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
-level trusted executive of rupert murdoch. her lawyer today said that this arrest took her by surprise, that she is not -- that she says she is not guilty of any criminal wrongdoing and that they held her for nine hours yesterday without presenting her with formal allegations or with actual evidence of any wrongdoing. richard. >> all right, thank you, stephanie. nbc's stephanie gosk with the latest on that. news corp published two full-page ads in the british press this weekend, including an apology from rupert murdoch. here's part of the second ad. saying, quote, apologizing for our mistakes and fixing them are only first steps. it may take some time for us to rebuild trust, end quote. let's bring in nbc news national investigative correspondent, michael isikoff. michael, good morning to you. how big of a threat is this in the news of news corp and this scandal? >> it's clearly becoming a bigger and bigger threat. what most people don't realize is that news corp is a huge u.s. media company that owns everything from 20th century fox to fox news channel and the wall street journal and the nation
Jul 14, 2011 10:00am EDT
scandal threatening rupert murdoch's media empire. now in washington a growing number of congressional leaders are calling for an investigation into whether any news corp. properties hacked americans. stephanie gosk joins us from london. i understand the murdochs are resisting calls to testify in london. do they have a choice? >> they have a choice for this summons to show up in front of parliament. there is no legal binding but there is a judge led inquiry cameron called for that is pending and that inquiry might call them to testify and rupert murdoch said he will go and testify before them. rebekah brooks his executive at news international said she will show up at parliament next tuesday but she added a caveat, said she would not answer any questions that would prejudice the ongoing investigation. you would have to imagine that could be quite a few of those questions because they're going to want to get at this issue as illegally hacking phones. chris? >> let me ask you also about what you know about what's happening here. several lawmakers including new york congressman peter king
Jul 8, 2011 10:00am EDT
. well, that is the equivalent of what has happened in the uk. rupert murdoch's media empire's closing the 168-year-old "news of the world" paper with its last edition scheduled for this sunday following shocking allegations of phone hacking. nbc's michelle kosinski is live in london. michelle, what does the paper's closing mean in terms of the scandal and allegations that are around it? so much reaction so far. >> reporter: hi, richard. yeah. the investigation really is just getting started. and i love the way you described it. the way you put into perspective just how big this is. right now we're learning that police are looking at the offices of yet another tabloid reported to be "the daily star sunday." we don't have a police confirmation of that yet. but the press wires in the uk are reporting that this other newsroom now is being investigated by police. and you have the arrest of a former editor of the "news of the world" this morning who, as you mentioned, was also the press director for the current prime minister, david cameron. look at some of these headlines today all over th
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